Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone's mom Jackie passes away at 98

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Jackie Stallone, movie star astrologer, the mom of Hollywood actor Sylvester, Toni D’Alto, and singer Frank, has died aged 98.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Frank wrote in a Facebook post, “This morning my brothers and I lost our mother. She died in her sleep as she had wished. It was hard not to like her, she was a very eccentric and flamboyant person.”

A bigger-than-life character with three well-known youngsters, Jackie achieved success and notoriety of her personal as certainly one of America’s foremost psychics and authored a number of books on astrology. She was additionally a champion of girls’s health and was a key determine selling G.L.O.W., the ladies’s wrestling firm, which had acclaimed nice success within the 1980s.

Born Jacqueline Frances Labofish on November 29, 1921, in Washington D.C., Jackie lived by the Depression and as a teen ran away from residence to work as an acrobat for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses. She additionally labored as a refrain woman and a hairdresser.

Jackie was married 3 times. She married Frank Stallone Sr, a hairdresser and occasional actor, in 1945 and gave beginning to Sylvester in 1946 and Frank Jr. in 1950. Her marriage to Frank Sr. lasted twelve years. She then married Anthony Filiti in 1959 and gave beginning to D’Alto in 1964 along with her second husband. D’Alto died from most cancers in 2012. She married her third husband, Stephen Devine in 1998.

As nicely as her well-known youngsters, Jackie owed a lot of her personal fame to her life-long ardour for astrology. She claimed to have given astrological recommendation to the good and the great in Hollywood in addition to world leaders and others.

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, in 1989, she wrote the guide Star Power: An Astrological Guide to Supersuccess, and he or she made quite a few tv appearances advocating astrology all through the 1980s and 90s. For a time, she additionally had her personal psychic hotline.

An extended-time advocate for private health, and particularly girls’s health, Jackie helped set up women-only gyms and pushed for extra televised protection of girls’s athletics occasions.

In the mid-1980s, she was a key determine in mainstreaming the ladies’s wrestling promotion the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.O.W.), becoming a member of the organisation throughout its heyday simply because it had began to realize traction on tv. Jackie carried out because the kayfabe proprietor of G.L.O.W. and in addition managed a few of the skills. The origins of G.L.O.W. have been just lately tailored right into a Netflix collection.

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Jackie is survived by her husband Stephen Devine, her sons Sylvester and Frank and 6 grandchildren. 

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